Board of Directors / Senior Connections (CAAA)

Regular Meetings
  • 1:30 p.m.
  • The 4st Tuesday of every other month, starting in January
  • Capital Area Agency on Aging Board of Directors Office
    24 East Cary Street
    3rd Floor
    Richmond, VA
Annual Meeting
The board’s annual meeting is in May. This is a joint meeting with the Advisory Council.

Meeting Items
Meetings last for about 2 hours or less depending on the agenda. Meetings consist of a:
  • Public comment period
  • Staff reports as needed
  • Committee reports for action items
  • There are 21 members on the board.
    • Eight are local government appointees.
    • The rest are at-large members.
  • Each local government may appoint 1 member to serve at their pleasure.
This is a Policy Board with 5 standing committees:
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Long-Range Planning and Public Policy
  • Marketing/Public Relations
  • Nominating/Board Development
The term is 3 years, with term expiring on June 30, and members can serve indefinitely.

Mission & Vision
Each Board member is asked to contribute their area of expertise in carrying out the Agency’s vision and mission.
  • Mission: To assist seniors to live with dignity and choices in their homes and communities
  • Vision: To encourage and empower seniors to improve and maintain their quality of life
Strategic Goals
  • To develop plans for comprehensive and coordinated programs that address the short and long-term needs of older adults and caregivers
  • To address new and emerging service trends while enhancing existing programs
  • To identify and maximize business and funding opportunities
  • To maintain and expand partnership opportunities
  • Each Board member is asked to serve on at least 1 of the standing committees based on their expertise and interest.
  • Board members are asked to help the agency find funding partners and to present funding needs to the local governments in Planning District 15.
  • Board members are asked to support the annual Empty Plate Luncheon at some level.
  • Members are instrumental in helping the Agency identify funding opportunities for specific programs and services.